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SQIFF 2019:
Moroni for President

Fri 4 October 2019

The Navajo Nation is the largest Native American reservation in the United States. Every four years, the Navajo tribe elects its president, whom is considered to be the most powerful Native American in the country.

In the midst of a frenzied electoral campaign, Moroni for President follows Moroni Benally, an underdog with radical ideas who is angry about lack of social progress in the reservation he grew up in. As the election unfolds, the film delves into Moroni's layered identity as a Mormon and gay Navajo man, along the way expanding to include LGBTQ+ characters campaigning for other candidates.

Part of You Gotta Have Faith, a strand on queerness and religion at Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2019.

Accessibility information for this event

Ticket Costs
In order to make SQIFF more accessible to those on a low income, SQIFF events are priced according to a sliding scale. Find out what you should pay. You won't be asked for any proof or ID, we just ask that you are honest!

Captioning, Interpretation & Large Print
Film has mostly English and a small amount of Navajo audio with English language subtitles/captions. Hearing loop available.
Film is reasonably accessible to blind and partially sighted audiences with lots of explanatory dialogue and relatively bright images. Large print versions of handouts available.

Building Access
CCA has good access for wheelchair users, gender neutral toilets, and welcomes assistance animals. See the CCA Accessibility Guide for more information. A quiet space and programme content notes will be available. Comfy seating (bean bags) are available. If you would like to reserve this, please contact access@sqiff.org.

Travel Assistance
We have a limited travel fund to assist people to come to the Festival for those who could not otherwise afford to attend. If you would like to apply for this, please contact access@sqiff.org